Numlock News: October 7, 2020 • Chile, Chill…

By Walt Hickey The Chilean Job According to a wide-ranging investigation by Chilean customs authorities, at least $12 million in mislabeled raspberries originating in China were illegally sent to Canada through the South American nation from 2014 to 2016. The frozen berries were routed from Heilongjiang Province in China to New Zealand, and then on to Chile where they were trucked to a different Chilean port and labeled as “Organic” and “Product of Chile” when finally exported to Canada. The investigation that busted the illegal berry smuggling ring was prompted by a norovirus outbreak in July 2016, and is deeply troubling to Chile where

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